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Peace processes and climate change: How should the EU and civil society co-operate? | BCSC 2021

The aim of the session was to discuss how to enhance and strengthen partnerships between the European Union and civil society with respect to integrating climate change and its effects into mediation efforts, in order to help make the outcomes of peace processes more sustainable.


  • René van Nes, Head of Division, Conflict Prevention and Mediation Support (ISP.2), European External Action Service
  • Emma Whitaker, Peace and Conflict Advisor, Mercy Corps
  • Sebastian Kratzer, Project Manager for Analysis and Evaluation, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue


  • Laura Davis, Senior Associate, Gender, Peace and Security, EPLO